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  • Conflict:   Korean War
  • Records:   109,961
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Korean War Casualties

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Publication Title:
Korean War Casualties
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Last Update:
December 21, 2012
Description:
Records on U.S. Army officers and soldiers killed or wounded in the Korean War, for the period 2/13/1950-12/31/1953 (created, 1950 - 1970).

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Description

This series contains information about U.S. Army officers and soldiers who were casualties in the Korean War. According to the variable "casualty type," 27,727 records are for Army personnel who died, including personnel who died while a prisoner of war or missing in action. The remaining 82,248 records are for nonfatal Army casualties. The information on each casualty includes:  name, service prefix and number, grade, (Army) branch, place of casualty, date of casualty, state and county of residence, type of casualty, detail / previous casualty type, casualty group, place of disposition, date of disposition, year of birth (for deceased casualties only), military occupational specialty, organization troop program sequence number, element sequence, unit number, race, component, and disposition of evacuations.


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More informtion is available in the NARA's online Archival Research Catalog (ARC), at ID: 583580.

NARA has an additional search tool available on its website where you can search a casualty list at the state level: http://www.archives.gov/research/military/korean-war/casualty-lists/state-level-alpha.html 


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